Jones Creek Trail Riders Association

…working to preserve, promote and grow the Jones Creek OHV trails…

50th Running of the Hangover Scrambles!

It’s coming soon, and you don’t want to miss this! The Hangover will turn 50 this January, and it’s shaping up to be a blast. Keep an eye on the website as well as our Facebook page to get more details as we get closer to the end of the year. We’ll be putting up our online registration in early December, as well as asking for volunteers to help set up, run, and tear down the race.  Stay tuned!

In Memory of Orv…

JCTRA recently learned of the passing of Orvis Olson, longtime member of the club. His family and friends honored his memory with donations to the club. We are humbled by the generous donations and are pleased to be able to carry on the trail work of those like Orv who came before us.

“Nobody loved to ride more…”

“The ride has ended, but the memories will last in my heart forever.”

“… worked on several of the trails with (his friend) Arvid…”

Many current members of the club didn’t actually know Orv, but we are sure we are all kindred spirits, with the same love of riding, working on the trails and enjoying the companionship of our fellow riders.

Ride on, Orv!

2019 Board of Directors Announced

The Jones Creek Trail Riders welcomes Aaron Faber, and is pleased to retain Ed Gillespie, Barb Freeman and Valerie Ulver as the Board of Directors for 2019. Many thanks go to Wil Reisenauer, our outgoing Operations VP for his work in 2018. Work is nearly finished on our Calendar of Events for 2019, and we have some great plans for the summer! Check the calendar page and stay tuned!

HOS Flyer 2019

Hangover 2019!

The weather’s getting cooler, the time is getting close. You can feel winter in the air, and just about smell the exhaust of your bike warming up on a cold New Year’s morning – right? Get those studs on now, because we’re just about ready to invite you out to our favorite race track on our favorite day of the year. The flyer has all the details you need, but if you still have questions, email hos@jctra.org. Check out our sponsors for this year’s race and be sure to thank them for their sponsorship and let them know you saw them here.

2019 Flyer Updated

Huge thanks to Sunbelt Rentals, who once again are making the heavy equipment available needed to build the endurocross!

Yamaha 10 Year Anniversary Video

As part of their 10-year celebration of the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative, we would like to share an anniversary video from Yamaha, to provide a small glimpse into the work that volunteers, local Yamaha dealers and the Outdoor Access Initiative have accomplished so far together. We encourage you to share this video so others in our community can better understand this important work:
 
#YamahaOAI #REALizeYourAdventure #ProvenOffRoad
 
The OAI program has been able to support the outdoor industry and OHV access opportunities with more than $3 Million in funding and equipment thanks to the incredible support of clubs, organizations, and industry partners like those shown in this video. Please show your support as they celebrate this milestone and the remarkable people that helped achieve it.

Board of Director News

JCTRA is pleased to announce the new board members elected for 2018. Ed Gillespie, Barb Freeman, Steve Sizer and Wil Reisenauer have stepped up in Officer roles to help progress the efforts of the club, as well as Valerie Ulver, coordinating membership. Huge thanks to the rest of the members, who although un-named, continue to help out in so many ways to keep Jones Creek open and in riding condition for the rest of us.

The Board of Directors wishes to express their deep gratitude for the outgoing club president, Mike Ames, who worked tirelessly for more than a decade to promote Jones Creek. Some riders knew him simply as “Mr. Jones Creek”, as he, along with his wife Annie and many of his immediate and extended family, put in countless hours working behind the scenes on behalf of the club and riding public. We wish Mike and Annie well in their new endeavors and hope we are able to promote the club and trails with the same effectiveness and enthusiasm into the future.

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